BP Disaster Model: Oil Could Wrap Florida, Hit Atlantic Coast This Month

By: Thursday June 3, 2010 2:45 pm

Computer models project that oil from the BP disaster in the Gulf will hit loop currents by June, bringing oil up most of the Atlantic coast by the end of this month. According to this model, oil will shoot up Florida all the way to Virginia before it heads out to the middle of the Atlantic Ocean (and international waters). Strands of oil look to make their way towards the Chesapeake Bay and other points north as time goes on. Watch the video here.

 

Gulf Residents Now Have Daily Oil Slick Forecast

By: Monday May 24, 2010 3:15 pm

While those who monitor the live feed of the oil spill are debating whether the flow worsened on Sunday, the sad reality of what Gulf residents now face is driven home by the fact that along with weather forecasts, forecasts of the oil spread are now a daily event. Television station WKRG in Mobile, Alabama now hosts the spill live web cam, but also is posting a daily “Oil Forecast”.

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